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Indus water dispute: Pakistan reminds India of treaty obligations

India has been, since the escalation of tensions after the Uri militant attack, indicating its intention to revisit the accord

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Indus water dispute: Pakistan reminds India of treaty obligations

has reminded of its obligations under the and cautioned that New Delhi's own credibility would suffer if the accord was violated, a Pakistani official said.

Foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said at the weekly media briefing: "has to abide by its international obligations, if it wants to be taken seriously by the international community."

He was commenting on Thursday evening about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks that the water "rightfully belongs to India" under the water sharing accord and that it could not be allowed to go to Pakistan.

Zakaria said the treaty was a binding agreement under the Vienna Convention.

has been, since the escalation of tensions after the Uri militant attack, indicating its intention to revisit the accord.

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Indus water dispute: Pakistan reminds India of treaty obligations

India has been, since the escalation of tensions after the Uri militant attack, indicating its intention to revisit the accord

India has been, since the escalation of tensions after the Uri militant attack, indicating its intention to revisit the accord
has reminded of its obligations under the and cautioned that New Delhi's own credibility would suffer if the accord was violated, a Pakistani official said.

Foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said at the weekly media briefing: "has to abide by its international obligations, if it wants to be taken seriously by the international community."

He was commenting on Thursday evening about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks that the water "rightfully belongs to India" under the water sharing accord and that it could not be allowed to go to Pakistan.

Zakaria said the treaty was a binding agreement under the Vienna Convention.

has been, since the escalation of tensions after the Uri militant attack, indicating its intention to revisit the accord.
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Indus water dispute: Pakistan reminds India of treaty obligations

India has been, since the escalation of tensions after the Uri militant attack, indicating its intention to revisit the accord

has reminded of its obligations under the and cautioned that New Delhi's own credibility would suffer if the accord was violated, a Pakistani official said.

Foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said at the weekly media briefing: "has to abide by its international obligations, if it wants to be taken seriously by the international community."

He was commenting on Thursday evening about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks that the water "rightfully belongs to India" under the water sharing accord and that it could not be allowed to go to Pakistan.

Zakaria said the treaty was a binding agreement under the Vienna Convention.

has been, since the escalation of tensions after the Uri militant attack, indicating its intention to revisit the accord.

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